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[City Seal, Baltimore, Maryland] Origin: Baltimore City was incorporated in 1796 (Chapter 68, Acts of 1796). The City name was derived from the Proprietary's Irish Barony. As a governmental unit, the City separated from Baltimore County in 1851.
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Population: 1990 census: 736,014; 2000 census: 651,154; 2010 census: 620,961

[photo, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland] Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland, November 2009. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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[photo, City Hall, 100 North Holliday St., Baltimore, Maryland] websites:
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City Hall, 100 North Holliday St., Baltimore, Maryland, September 2008. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

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 Maryland Manual On-Line, 2011

August 9, 2011   
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